Born:May 13, 1986 in Gapyeong, South Korea.
MAJORS (1). Multiple wins on the LPGA, Korea and Asian Tours.
Ji attended college at Chung-Ang University in South Korea. She turned professional in 2004 aged 18.
Played as the Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play hosted by MGM Rewards (May 25-29; three days of round-robin in 16 groups of four players; 16 players progress to the knockout stage in final two days). Eun-hee Ji (S Kor) beat Ayaka Furue (Jpn) 3 and 2 in the 18-hole final. [Shadow Creek, Las Vegas, NV].
Played as the inaugural Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions presented by Insurance Office of America (Jan 17-20; LPGA Tr season opener; last played as an unrelated LPGA Tr event in 2007). Second-placed Mirim Lee (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Eun-Hee Ji (S Kor), who recorded her fifth LPGA Tour win. [Tranquilo GC at Four Seasons, Orlando, FL].
Played as the Kia Classic (March 22-25). Second-placed Cristie Kerr (USA) and Lizette Salas (USA) finished 2 shots behind Eun-hee Ji (S Kor), whose final round 67 (-5) included an ace at the par-3 14th. [Aviara GC, Carlsbad, CA].
Played as the Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship presented by CTBC (Oct 19-22; LPGA Tour event). Second-placed Lydia Ko (NZ) finished 6 shots behind Eun-hee Ji (S Kor), who recorded her third LPGA Tour win. [Miramar G&CC, Taipei, Taiwan].
The US Women's Open (64th) (July 9-12). Second-placed Candie Kung (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time major championship winner Ji (S Kor). [Old course, Saucon Valley CC, Bethlehem, PA].
Played as Wegmans LPGA (June 19-22). Second-placed Suzann Pettersen (Nor) finished 2 shots behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Ji (S Kor). [Locust Hill CC, Pittsford, Rochester, NY].
Tournament of Champions: the PGA Tour’s calendar-year starts, as it has done since 1999, with this iconic event in Hawaii. The field is drawn from players who won a PGA Tour event in 2022, or were amongst the top 30 in last year’s FedEx Cup final standings (Jan 6-9).
Desert Swing: the European (DP World) Tour launches into 2023 with three events in its UAE “Desert Swing”. Up first is the Abu Dhabi Championship (Jan 19-22), followed by the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 26-29) and the Ras Al Kaimah Championship (Feb 2-5).
Kathy Whitworth: the end of 2022 saw the passing of LPGA Tour legend Kathy Whitworth. Her 88 LPGA Tour victories is more than achieved by any other golfer on either the LPGA or PGA Tours. Amongst her victories were six major championship titles.
Barry Lane: the golfing world was also saddened by the passing of Barry Lane, one of the European Tour and European Senior Tours most popular players. Enjoying success on both Tours, Lane was know for his excellent ball-striking and amiable personality.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...
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